Speaker: Ryan McKnight

The History of Transparency and Censorship Within the LDS Church

Since the days of Nauvoo, the LDS Church has a long history of secret-keeping and censorship, though there have been times when its leaders’ fledging efforts to increase transparency have been commendable. Join the MormonLeaks team as they explore the history of transparency, the external promotion thereof, and censorship within the LDS Church. Ryan McKnight, …

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An Introduction to MormonLeaks

MormonLeaks was founded in December of 2015 by Ryan McKnight as he gathered Mormon-related leaks and assembled a team to create and operate the website. What is the process behind gathering the leaks? How does the website work? How did each team member get involved, and what are their roles? Ryan McKnight

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Transparency for All

“Transparency is for those who carry out public duties and exercise public power. Privacy is for everyone else.” – Glenn Greenwald To one degree or another, transparency has always been an issue in the LDS Church. MormonLeaks was created to help facilitate transparency, though this effort has been criticized by some LDS Church members. It …

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